Working languages:
English to Spanish
English to Catalan
Spanish to Catalan

Helena Borrell Carreras
Accuracy and reliability - EN>ES, EN>CA

Local time: 04:06 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: Catalan Native in Catalan, Spanish Native in Spanish
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Subtitling, MT post-editing
Specializes in:
Education / PedagogyGeneral / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
Government / PoliticsTourism & Travel
JournalismPoetry & Literature
LinguisticsMarketing / Market Research
Finance (general)Medical (general)

English to Spanish - Rates: 0.06 - 0.07 EUR per word / 25 - 30 EUR per hour
English to Catalan - Rates: 0.06 - 0.07 EUR per word / 25 - 30 EUR per hour
Spanish to Catalan - Rates: 0.06 - 0.07 EUR per word / 25 - 30 EUR per hour
Catalan to Spanish - Rates: 0.06 - 0.07 EUR per word / 25 - 30 EUR per hour
French to Catalan - Rates: 0.06 - 0.07 EUR per word / 25 - 30 EUR per hour

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 24, Questions answered: 16, Questions asked: 7
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, PayPal | Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Translation education PhD - University of Exeter
Experience Years of experience: 14. Registered at Oct 2009. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Spanish (University of Exeter, verified)
English to Catalan (University of Exeter, verified)
Catalan (Universitat de Girona, verified)
Spanish to Catalan (University of Girona)
Catalan to Spanish (University of Girona)

Memberships ITI, APTIC
Software Adobe Photoshop, Indesign, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, OmegaT, Pagemaker, Powerpoint, QuarkXPress, SDL TRADOS, Wordbee
CV/Resume CV available upon request
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I am a qualified translator and editor, PhD in Modern Languages (translation), based in Barcelona. My language pairs are: English>Spanish, English>Catalan and Spanish<>Catalan.

— I have experience in: humanities and social sciences, marketing, travel and accommodation, journalism, arts and culture, education, banking and finance, and medical and legal translation. I have also worked on translating technical texts pertaining to several subfields, such as bioengineering, packaging industry, beauty salons, audiovisual industry, restaurant menus, etc. 

— Daily output: 2,500 words.

— Member of the Association of Professional Translators and Interpreters of Catalonia (APTIC) and the Institute of Translation and Interpreting (ITI) - Western Regional Group.

— I am also a lecturer at the Open University of Catalonia and the UAB, where I have taught Cultural Studies, Translation, Writing skills and Literature.

If you are interested in translating minority languages and colloquial registers, you can read my thesis here.

To find out more, visit my website

This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 28
PRO-level pts: 24

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Education / Pedagogy8
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters4
Mechanics / Mech Engineering4
Medical: Health Care4

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Keywords: Catalan, Spanish, English, translator, proofreader, banking, finance, education, journalism, linguistics, politics, tourism, travel, technical.

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